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CNC/PC Based Operator

CNC/PC Based Operator

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Location: Edmonton, Alberta

Position: Regular / Full Time / Night Shift

Positions Available: 2


Waiward is a steel fabrication and construction service provider based in Edmonton, Alberta, serving business internationally and working all over Western Canada including British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Our vision at Waiward is to be the leading provider of construction services, known for its unwavering commitment to safety, and quality, working with the best clients on the best projects.

At Waiward, it is our priority to get our employees home safely, every single day. We believe the best way to achieve an incident-free culture is to invest in each employee. Because You Are Waiward, and Waiward Is You!


Job Purpose

The CNC/PC Based Operators are responsible for operating CNC/PC machines to cut and produce the plates, angles, and beams for any required job.


  • Displays a commitment to Waiward’s incident-free vision, values, and culture;
  • Perform pre-use inspections on machine before using;
  • Trouble shoot problems with CNC/PC based machine being operated;
  • Mark pieces appropriately and stack accordingly with the use of overhead crane;
  • Request material for machine as needed;
  • Maintain accurate paperwork (maintenance book filled out and accurate heat numbers);
  • Run CNC/PC based machine assigned;
  • Complete housekeeping tasks;
  • Attend daily toolbox meetings;
  • Follow work schedules.
  • Complete tasks with minimal NCR’s;
  • Properly and consistently follow and document established procedures;
  • Takes reasonable care and cooperates with his employer to protect the health and safety of himself and his workers;
  • Reads, understands and complies with Waiward’s safety policy, safe work practices, procedures and rules;
  • Ensures that he wears the appropriate personal protective equipment at all times;
  • Report personal injuries, no matter how minor, and obtain medical attention as required;
  • May perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Minimum high school diploma required;
  • Must have experience with the following:
    • Peddinghaus 1250/D;
    • Peddinghaus 1250/B;
    • PCD 1100;
    • PCD 1100/C;
    • Pettimat and Raport software;
  • Experience within a steel industry is considered an asset;
  • Previous skill with using a steel cutting saw is also considered an asset;
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of reading blue prints both in metric and imperial;
  • Knowledge of computer based software such as Peddimat;
  • Knowledge of programming beams, channels, HSS, and angles;
  • Ability to compare drawings with CamData to ensure work is correct;
  • Team player, friendly and have a professional attitude;
  • Exceptional organizational and multi-tasking skills that are complemented by effective interpersonal, oral and written communication;
  • Basic and Advanced Rigging Course an asset;
  • Fire Extinguisher Training an asset;
  • FLHA Training an asset;
  • Overhead Crane Operator required (internally delivered);
  • WHMIS.

*Please note due to high volumes of resumes received; only successful candidates will be contacted. Waiward is an equal opportunity employer.